The MTV Video Music Awards are almost here and host Miley Cyrus just stirred up some drama by slamming “Anaconda” rapper Nicki Minaj. Cyrus told the New York Times Thursday she didn’t “respect” the way the Trinidadian beauty reacted after her hit song wasn’t nominated for Video of the Year.

“I don’t respect your statement because of the anger that came with it,” the “Wrecking Ball” singer told the Times. “You made it about you. Not to sound like a bitch, but that’s like, ‘Eh, I didn’t get my VMA.’ ”

During a series of tweets last month, Minaj, 32, inferred “Anaconda” wasn’t nominated for Video of the Year because it featured a black woman with a curvaceous body. She said it was hypocritical for a white woman with a slender body to be nominated since “black women influence pop culture so much but are rarely rewarded for it.”

“Bad Blood” singer Taylor Swift injecting herself into the conversation, since she’s a slender white woman and was offended by Minaj’s comments.

Cyrus, 22, doesn’t think Minaj’s snub has anything to do with race, even though “Anaconda” was one of the biggest videos of 2014 and broke a Vevo record.

“I know you can make it seem like, Oh I just don’t understand because I’m a white pop star,” Cyrus said. “I know the statistics. I know what’s going on in the world. But to be honest, I don’t think MTV did that on purpose.”

But Olivia Cole, a writer for Huffington Post and the Daily Dot with more than 11,000 followers, disagrees with Cryus. “Miley Cyrus ‘doesn't respect’ Nicki Minaj's statement b/c of Nicki's ‘anger.’ Could you exemplify White Feminism any more, @MileyCyrus?” she wrote. The message received dozens of favorites and shares.

Minaj essentially responded to Cyrus by ignoring her. Instead of firing back at the former “Hannah Montana” star, she talked about her brother, Jelani, who came to visit her.

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